Health and Fitness Syllabus Spring 2008

Health and Fitness Syllabus Spring 2008 - Belmont...

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Belmont University                                                                                                Department of Sport  Science (Linked with MDS 1500.01L – Professor Rich Tiner) 0r (NOT LINKED) Class Time : Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 – 11:50 or 12:30 – 1:20 Credit Hours : 2 Semester: Spring 2008 Location :   Sport Science Center #101 Instructor : Dr. Bill Thompson Office Location: Sport Science Center #1-A Email: Telephone : Office:  460-6922 or Home:  834-1152 Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays:    10:15-12:00 and 2:00-3:50 Tuesday and Thursday 10:30-11:00 and 1:20-2:00 Required Textbook: Fitness and  Wellness. Alternate edition  (7 th  ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. (ISBN – 13: 978-0-07- 325209-4). Course Description: This course is intended as an introduction to the world of health and fitness.  The desired outcome is to  create a classroom environment that inspires students to participate in physical activity for a lifetime  and to gain appropriate knowledge as it pertains to becoming a ‘fit’ individual.  Students will become  familiar with all aspects of physical fitness, fitness testing, nutrition, stress management, weight  management and wellness. The students will be able to discuss health care issues and have an  understanding of the many dimensions of a healthy lifestyle. The components of fitness will be  explored and the student will learn to design and implement a personal fitness program as well as  create an individualized nutrition plan. An additional course expectation will enable the student to  explore and become involved the community as it relates to health and fitness. Method of Instruction: Baker      1 of 7
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Belmont University                                                                                                Department of Sport  Science A variety of methods and techniques including lectures, peer teaching, assignments, small group  discussions, group activities, and labs will be used. Each area will be included in the students’ class  evaluation. Course Objectives—The student should be able to:
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2008 for the course PED 1600 taught by Professor Thompson during the Spring '08 term at Belmont.

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